Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Student Involvement Proves Key in Launching New Graduate’s Career

June 2, 2020

For many college students, joining a campus organization is a great way to socialize or pursue volunteer opportunities. For some, like 2020 Haslam College of Business graduate Mary Jo Swearingen, these organizations also provide an important stepping stone to launching a career. Swearingen, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, credits the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management with doing just that.

A Message From the Dean

June 1, 2020

June 1, 2020

Dear HCB Colleagues,

We must do our part to create a different future!

This week witnessed yet one more completely unnecessary, senseless death of an African-American, and again at the hands of those sworn to protect. Racism has taken another victim. George Floyd, innocent and as worthy of “life and the pursuit of happiness” as are you and me. Our hearts are with his family and we mourn with them. Along with mourning and sympathy, I hope that we also feel empathy and anger…an anger that motivates us to positive action.

Haslam’s Smith Global Leadership Scholars Program Celebrates Graduates

May 31, 2020

The 11th cohort of the Greg and Lisa Smith Global Leadership Scholars program in the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business graduated 24 members in an online ceremony in April. Amidst the need for social distancing imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the event took place via Zoom.

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Haslam Ph.D. Students Shine in Online Dissertation Defenses

May 29, 2020

Defending a dissertation is an unforgettable milestone for any Ph.D. candidate. For those who defended theirs this spring, COVID-19 social distancing measures made the experience particularly memorable.

Enrollment Open for Graduate and Executive Degree Courses

May 28, 2020

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business is now enrolling accomplished students and working professionals in its graduate and executive degree offerings. Haslam’s MBA programs for working professionals are specifically designed for executives with families and full-time work responsibilities who want flexible combinations of distance learning and focused, short-term campus residency periods.

New Webinar Series Deals with Leading in the ‘New Normal’

May 27, 2020

To address the challenges organizations are facing in the aftermath of COVID-19 disruptions, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership program is presenting a new weekly webinar series, "Leading in the New Normal."